Reenactment Bibliography

 

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Agnew, Vanessa. “Introduction: What is Reenactment?” Criticism 46/3 (Summer 2004): 327-339.

 

Bann, Stephen. 1990. The Inventions of History: Essays on the Representation of the Past. Manchester & New York: Manchester University Press.

  

Barba, Fabian. “Research into Corporeality”. Dance Research Journal 43/1 (Summer 2011): 83-89.

 

Blackson, Robert.  2007.  "Once More...With Feeling: Reenactment in Contemporary Culture."  Art Journal 66,1 (Spring):31.

 

Bleeker, Maaike A. "(Un)Covering Artistic Thought Unfolding". Dance Research Journal 44/2 (Winter 2012): 13-25

 

Burt, Ramsay. “Memory, Repetition and Critical Intervention: The Politics of the Historical.” Performance Research 8/2 (2003): 34-41.

 

Chaganti, Seeta. "Proleptic Steps: Rethinking Historical Period in the Fifteenth-Century Dance Manual". Dance Research Journal 44/2 (Winter 2012): 29-47 

 

Dray, William. 1995.  History as Re-Enactment: R.G. Collingwood's Idea of History.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Foster, Hal.  "An Archival Impulse" in October 110 (2004): 3-22.

 

Foster, Susan Leigh. "Choreographing History". Choreographing History, edited by Susan Leigh Foster. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. 3-24 


Franko, Mark. “Repeatability, Reconstruction and Beyond.” Theatre Journal 41/1 (March 1989): 56-74.


 Goodacre, Elizabeth )2002) Living the Past: Reconstruction, Re-enactment, and Education at Museums and Heritage Sites (London: Middlesex University Press) 


Hardt, Yvonne. “Staging the Ethnographic of Dance History: Contemporary Dance and Its Play with Tradition.” Dance Research Journal 43/1 (Summer 2011): 27-42.

 

Jakovljevic, Branislav.  "On Performance Forensics: The Political Economy of Reenactments." Art Journal Vol. 70, No. 3 (Fall 2011): 50-54.


Jones, Amelia.  "'Presence' in absentia: Experiencing Performance as Documentation."  Art Journal 56, 4 (Winter): 11-18.


Jones, Amelia.  "The Artist is Present": Artistic Re-enactments and the Impossibility of Presence TDR/The Drama Review (Spring 2011) Vol.  55, No. 1: 16-45

 

Jones, Caroline.  2010.  "Staged Presence."  Artforum 48, 9 (May): 214-19, 274.

 

Jordan, Stephanie ed. (2002) Preservation Politics: Dance Revived, Reconstructed, Remade. London: Dance Books


Lambert-Beatty, Carrie.  2010.  "Against Performance Art."  Artforum 48, 9 (May): 208-12.

 

Launay, Isabelle. "Citational Poetics in Dance:...of a faun (fragmatics) by the Albrecht Knust Quartet, before and after 2000." Dance Research Journal 44/2 (Winter 2012): 49-69 

 

Lepecki, André. “The Body as Archive: Will to Re-Enact and the Afterlives of Dances.” Dance Research Journal 43/1 (Summer 2011), 28-48.


McCalman, Ian & Paul A. Pickering (2012) Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan)


Mellencamp, Patricia. “Death, Shock, Art: Kennedy, Walter Benjamin, and Eternal Frame” in High Anxiety. Catastrophe, Scandal, Age & Comedy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992: 99-103 (originally published in slightly different form as "Video Politics: Guerrilla TV, Ant Farm, Eternal Frame". Discourse 2 Spring-Summer 1988).

 

Midgelow, Vida (2007) Reworking the Ballet: Counter-narratives and Alternative Bodies. London: Routledge.


Miller, Tyrus.  Time Images.  Alternative Temporalities in Twentieth-Century Theory, Literature, and Art.  Newcaste upon Tyne: Canbridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

 

Nachbar, Martin. "Training Remembering". Dance Research Journal 44/2 (Winter 2012): 5-11.


Nichols, Bill. “Documentary Reenactment and the Fantasmatic Subject,” Critical Inquiry 35 (Autumn 2008): 72-89. 


Palfy, Barbara ed., with Claudia Gitelman & Patricia Mayer (1993) Dance Reconstructed: Modern Dance Art, Past, Present and Future, proceedings of a conference held 16th-17th October, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University.

 

Partner, Nancy F. "Historicity on an Age of Reality-Fictions." A New Philosophy of History. Eds. Ankersmit, Frank, and Hans Kellner. London: Reaktion Books, 1995. 21-39

 

Reason, Matthew (2006) Documentation, Disappearance and the Representation of Live Performance, Basingstoke: Palgrave


Rokem, Freddie.  Performing History: Theatrical Representations of the Past in Contemporary Theatre.  Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, c2000.


Santone, Jessica.  "Marina Abramovic's "Seven Easy Pieces: Critical Documentation Strategies for Preserving Art's History" Leonardo, Vol. 41, No. 2 (2008), pp. 147-152.

 

Schneider, Rebecca. Performing Remains: Art and War in Times of Theatrical Reenactment. New York: Routledge 2011.

 

Schneider, Rebecca.  2010.  "Protest Now and Again." TDR 54, 2 (Summer): 7-11.

 

Simon, Art. Dangerous Knowledge: The JFK Assassination in Art and Film. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1996  (see chapter 7, “Assassination Video”).

 

Solomon, Noemie. “Conducting Movement: Xavier Le Roy and the Amplification of Le Sacre du Printemps.DRJ 43/1 (Summer 2011): 65-80.

 

Stalpaert, Christel. “Reenacting Modernity: Fabian Barba’s A Mary Wigman Dance Evening (2009).” Dance Research Journal 43/1 (Summer 2011): 90-95.

 

Sturken, Marita.Camera Images and National Meanings”. Tangled Memories. Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, 1997).